The 1st Annual Funny Car Chaos was held at North Star Dragway in Denton, Texas on Friday & Saturday, September 29th & 30th! After months of anticipation from racers and spectators alike, the event was an overwhelming success attracting cars from seven states to compete and drawing funny car crazed fans from across the southwest. It had been decades since an event like this had been hosted, specifically showcasing Funny Cars and with a no rules, completely outlaw, run what you brung rules package. Any body style, any engine combination is permitted at Funny Car Chaos, as we emphasize the entertainment value and character of the most popular and identifiable drag racing vehicle on the planet, Funny Cars. Huge burnouts, dry hops, back up girls, Funny Car Chaos has it all!
Three events will be hosted in 2018 with the expansion of a spring event at Amarillo Dragway in Amarillo, Texas and summer event at Central Illinois Dragway on July 27th & 28th. This is the first time in over twenty years that a "Funny Car" class has been contested at historic Amarillo Dragway, which once hosted the NHRA World Finals. We highly anticipate the return of Funny Cars to the legendary strip and expect over 30 cars to be in attendance from across the country. We are also very excited to expand northward with our first stop in Illinois this summer!
Of course, Funny Car Chaos will return to it's roots at North Star Dragway in the fall of 2018, where it all began. The birthplace in Denton, Texas that will always hold the fall edition of Funny Car Chaos. We look forward to a year of growth, great racing and most importantly, good ol' fashion fun at the drag strip in 2018. Funny Car Chaos is the perfect family event for any motorsports and high horsepower enthusiast.
NO RULES! NO RESTRICTIONS! ALL FUNNY CARS WELCOME!
2018 Funny Car Chaos Texas Dates Set as Red Line Shirt Club Returns as Title Sponsor!
The 1st Annual Funny Car Chaos was held at North Star Dragway in Denton, Texas on September 29th & 30th! After months of anticipation from racers and spectators alike, the event was an overwhelming success attracting over 20 cars from seven states to compete and drawing funny car crazed fans from across the country. It had been decades since an event like this had been contested, specifically showcasing Funny Cars and with a no rules, completely outlaw, run what you brung rules package. Any body style, any engine combination is permitted at Funny Car Chaos. Emphasis is on the entertainment value and hair raising character of the most popular and identifiable drag racing vehicle on the planet, Funny Cars. Huge burnouts, dry hops, back up girls, Funny Car Chaos has it all!
Riding great momentum from the inaugural event, event creator Chris Graves has expanded to two events in 2018 and the event dates have been set! June 1st and 2nd, Funny Car Chaos will charge into historic Amarillo Dragway in Amarillo, Texas. This marks the first time a Funny Car class has been contested at the facility in over 20 years! With the rich drag racing history of Amarillo Dragway and the centralized location, expectations are high for this to be one of the largest Funny Car gatherings in history.
The event will then return to its birthplace at North Star Dragway in Denton, Texas on September 14th and 15th for the second date of 2018. Known as the quickest and fastest 1/8th mile strip in Texas, North Star Dragway will take all the punishment these Funny Cars can provide as inaugural event winners Mark Sanders ('A' field) and Andy Mears ('B' field) will look to defend their titles.
The Funny Car Chaos hotline is buzzing daily with eager racers and spectators pressing for news and updates. Spy shots are flooding in with cars currently being built for these fun filled events. Will Funny Car Chaos his that magic '32 car field' mark? It's very likely! Taking the approach of what you "can do" instead of what you "can't do" with the open rules format, interest from Funny Car racers across the country is growing by the day.
To put icing on the cake, Randy Ranew and Red Line Shirt Club have signed on to return as title sponsor of both races. Red Line Shirt Club offers a unique and exciting monthly shirt subscription service featuring custom designed and themed shirts for drag racing enthusiasts across the country. For more info on joining Red Line Shirt Club, visit them online at www.redlineshirtclub.com.
Final event details are coming together for Funny Car Chaos in 2018. One thing is certain; you will want to make every effort to experience these events in person as this is the world's only outlaw funny car style event. Expect nitro burning and alcohol funny cars of all types to be showcased in this celebration of all things Funny Car!
Team "Crop Duster" Has Big Plans For 2018!
We can't spill the beans on what combination Frank Ousley has up his sleeve for their 2018 season, but we are excited to see what the Illinois based "Crop Duster" team has in store for Funny Car Chaos! Ousley and driver Marc White have confirmed they will be in attendance at both Funny Car Chaos events next year! You've been warned!